How To Groom New Associates Without Rankling Clients

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT) -- General counsel may object to paying for brand-new associates' work, but firms can still find ways to keep young lawyers busy without raising the ire of their clients, experts said. Here are five tips for grooming associates in a tough economic climate.

Be Transparent

General counsel have begun to demand more efficiency from firms and are balking at the long-standing tradition of clients paying for associates' training, experts said.

The Association of Corporate Counsel found in September that more than 20 percent of 366 in-house legal...
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